US, China Open Trade Talks In Beijing Ahead Of March Tariff Deadline
Thursday, February 14, 2019, 8:04 PM
US and Chinese negotiators on Thursday kicked-off two-days of high-level talks that President Trump says could decide whether he escalates the bruising tariff battle between the world's two-biggest-economies. Trump indicated this week he was open to extending a trade truce beyond March 1 depending on progress in Beijing. He is considering pushing the deadline back an additional 60 days, Bloomberg News reported, citing sources.